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A number of MUA members employed by QUBE Ports Pty Ltd (QUBE) have recently been dismissed by QUBE. The MUA is assisting the members fight their dismissals under the Fair Work Act.
QUBE has commenced a legal case in the Supreme Court of Victoria seeking injunctions and damages against the MUA, Kevin Bracken (MUA Victorian Branch Secretary) and some MUA members, including any members and other people who were at a picket line at the Freight entrance at Station Pier between 26 July to 29 July 2013 (inclusive).
On 29 July 2013, the Supreme Court made an order against the MUA which requires that the MUA by its officers, employees or agents or otherwise must not: